Beds have a life of their own
Practicing domestic happiness I listened to Debussy’s first Arabesque. Nice piano ballade, everything is there, the flair of the early twentieth century, and first perfumes of the 30s in the second movement, these ideas have been well-exploited since by jazz pianists.
Pantagruelian vision of social media by Hieronymus Bosch
How lucky I am, being cut off from useless infos and Fackbook´s suspicion over a breach of their community standards, or bedroom revolutionaries.
Sound comes first
All perceptible matter comes from a primary substance, or tenuity beyond conception, filling all space, the Akasha or luminiferous ether, which is acted upon by the life-giving Prana or creative force, calling into existence, in never ending cycles all things and phenomena.
The baby and the bath water
Long before the internet, in the 90s, my friends Jean Poncet and Xavier Mignon organized deprogramming seminars. These seminars don´t happen anymore, but I still have notes here and there. And Jean Poncet publishes books.
Out of sync
There is some truth in comparing opera singers to trumpets (the result of their training to sound as loud as possible). Also, most of the time, they hardly care about the meaning of the lyrics they´re singing.